Reports Report 7262a (Event 7262-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7262-2020
Observer
NameJoni L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe largest fireball I have seen in my 65 years
Location
AddressBerlin, WI
Latitude44° 9' 33.21'' N (44.16°)
Longitude 88° 58' 56.11'' W (-88.98°)
Elevation233.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-01 04:20 CST
UT Date & Time2020-12-01 10:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle107°
Moving
Facing azimuth114.01°
First azimuth107.51°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth135.65°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length25°
RemarksLong, glowing train, very thick at the head, then tapering off
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksElliptical head, very wide, bright glow that changed to orange just before a flash about 10 degrees over the horizon from my vantage point
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-